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started by: georgef-80 · last update: 1161170547 · posted: 1160161928

We've nearly finished another room, but there's no heating there yet. Nobody is going to be using it for a while but I don't want it to get damp over winter. I know a lot of people use paraffin heaters but my memories of them are horrible smelly things, are they worth the bother?

started by: dora-115 · last update: 1160050889 · posted: 1160050889

I need to get some heavy curtains to keep out the winter cold, where can I get them?

started by: dora-115 · last update: 1159446583 · posted: 1159379479

It's finally time to buy a new mattress,'im indoors has fidgeted enough on the old one, but where can I buy a LARGE king-size mattress in France, king-size by English standards. Preferably one that moulds to your body as seen on TV and would they deliver over here?

started by: deedee-102 · last update: 1159370909 · posted: 1158668619

Does anybody know a reliable supplier for wood for a log burner? We inherited a huge hoard when we bought our house and they've lasted a good few winters but it's time to replenish the store.

started by: bodger-63 · last update: 1156881606 · posted: 1156858379

Where can I buy decent paint in France? It's all so runny over here, you need to use at least 3 coats.

started by: deedee-102 · last update: 1156543932 · posted: 1156257448

Where can I go to get well water tested to see if it's safe for drinking ?

started by: SuzieF · last update: 1156277104 · posted: 1156257646

Is there the equivalent of the T.V licence in France ?suzief

started by: Cactus-12 · last update: 1156154123 · posted: 1155999777

I had a problem printing in red so I replaced the colour cartridge. However I still couldn't print in red and it turned out there was something wrong with the print head so I bought a new machine. I now have the following surplus to requirements: a 99% new colour cartridge and a new black cartridge (in sealed box). Brand is Geha and they fit the following Canon models: S300, S330, i250, i320, i350, i450, i455, i470D, i475D, Multipass, C190 and C200. Anyone interested in these?  

started by: SuzieF · last update: 1155931902 · posted: 1155821518

I've heard that standard bed sizes differ in France to those in England. We have a king size bed here which is fine but the mattress will need replacing in the next year or so. We're planning to move over in a few months and I need to know if I will be able to buy a new mattress in France that fits.suzief

started by: glenda-56 · last update: 1153944506 · posted: 1152876871

I am a very keen 'stitcher' , unfortunately most outlets I've seen in France seem to been overtaken by cross-stitch as opposed to true embroidery. Being 'mathematically challenged' my pieces end up bearing no resemblance to the intended design ( I also have a very short attention span ) Can anybody help?

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